Studio Ayaskan designs clock that rakes sand to illustrate the ripples of time

London design duo Studio Ayaskan has created a clock, which rakes sand in hypnotic, concentric circles to mark the passage of time. The Sand project is a nod to Japanese rock gardens, called karesansui, in which sand is shaped into patterns to mimic the appearance of water rippling. It consists of a circular, sand-filled platform […]

Nendo’s 3D-printed bonsai tree does away with need for meticulous maintenance

Japanese design studio Nendo has created an alternative to the tricky task of nurturing a bonsai tree with its Grid-Bonsai – a 3D-printed version of the plant that owners can prune to their liking. The traditional Japanese art form of bonsai involves using cultivation techniques to produce small plants in pots that imitate the appearance […]

Bohinc Studio shows space-themed collection in 18th-century townhouse

London designer Lara Bohinc showcased her latest, space-themed furniture collection in a 200-year-old house in London’s King’s Cross that was converted into an immersive installation for the occasion. Both a homeware collection and the house’s interior were created specifically for the London Design Festival and feature Bohinc’s take on celestial shapes and colours. Bohinc also […]

Veark’s CK01 knife is made from a single piece of steel

Danish brand Veark has developed a chef’s knife that is manufactured using a drop-forged process that creates a unique texture on the handle of each product. The Veark CK01 chef’s knife was designed as an everyday kitchen tool that is made using an unusual process in the traditional knife-forging town of Solingen, Germany. The product’s […]

Spectrum campaign by Cc-Tapis shows rugs against kaleidoscopic set

Italian rug manufacturer Cc-Tapis brings contemporary ideas and processes to the traditional handicraft of Tibetan rug-knotting with their latest collections, presented in an “architectural” campaign called Spectrum. The campaign features 52 rugs, created by an international cast of 12 designers that have collaborated with the brand, as well as those by their own design studio. […]

Fashion designer Ann Demeulemeester moves into homeware with debut collection

Belgian fashion designer Ann Demeulemeester has produced her first homeware and lighting collection, which launched at Maison&Object furniture fair in Paris this week. Ann Demeulemeester – who until six years ago headed up her eponymous fashion brand –  joined forces with Belgian furniture and homeware brand Serax to launch two collections of porcelain tableware, glassware, […]

Eight Nordic designers making furniture look like art

The Chart art and design fair in Copenhagen featured a range of designers creating furniture and homeware as if they were sculptures. Dezeen editor-at-large Amy Frearson picks out 10 of the most impressive. The seventh edition of Chart took place in Copenhagen from 30 August to 1 September 2019, spotlighting the work of artists, designers […]

Melanie Abrantes turns material scraps into Modern California homeware collection

Designer Melanie Abrantes has used cork and wood leftover from her old projects to create sculptural vases, canisters and baskets influenced by the colours, forms and textures of California’s coast. Melanie Abrantes used a mixture of scrap materials to create the Modern California series The Oakland designer’s Modern California series comprises canisters, vases , candle […]

Raw Edges’ BackStitch rug collection showcases hidden side of embroidery

The haphazard stitching usually concealed on the back of embroidered rugs is integrated into the decorative surfaces of this collection created by London studio Raw Edges for Spanish brand GAN. The studio led by designers Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay created the BackStitch collection for Valencia-based textile brand GAN, which is part of the Gandiablasco […]

Maho Nabé cooking pot integrates vacuum technology to keep food hot

This stainless-steel cooking pot based on a traditional Japanese design uses a double-wall construction to create a vacuum that insulates the contents to retain heat for long periods. The Maho Nabé pot achieves precise heat control and a long-lasting internal temperature thanks to its innovative double-walled structure, which improves thermal insulation. Unlike other vacuum pans, there […]

Studio José de la O reveals objects designed by brainwaves

Designer José de la O has teamed up with technology firm Mirai Innovation to develop a way for people to manipulate the shape of a vase using only their thoughts. Working alongside Japanese company Mirai Innovation, Studio José de la O designed an experiment that allows participants to manipulate a generic computer model of a […]

Eny Lee Parker presents “lumpy and imperfect” homeware at ICFF 2019

Brooklyn designer Eny Lee Parker’s latest homeware includes a mirror that looks like “dripping pancake batter” and donut-like lamps. Parker debuted the designs at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), an annual showcase that coincides with the NYCxDesign festival. Lee Parker unveiled the new collection in a homey set at ICFF The 12 piece collection […]

John Pawson designs blanket collection for Tekla Fabrics

The interaction between light and the architecture of John Pawson‘s Oxfordshire home influenced this collection of graphic blankets for Danish homeware brand Tekla Fabrics. The British architect‘s latest collaboration with the Copenhagen brand consists of four merino wool blankets with tasselled ends. Each blanket features lined motifs based on the shadows cast by light interacting […]

Anna Karlin combines natural and manmade forms in furniture collection

New York designer Anna Karlin has blended organic shapes with machine-cut forms to create a collection of furniture and objects. Karlin‘s Subverting Domestic Familiarity collection, which was presented last month at Milan design week, includes a chaise lounge, a coffee table, a table lamp, a floor lamp, stools and chairs. The totemic Form floor lamp features […]

IKEA and Sonos unveil table lamp and bookshelf speakers

IKEA has collaborated with Sonos to create a pair of Symfonisk hybrid speakers that each double as a homeware item. The Symfonisk table lamp and bookshelf speakers were launched at Milan design week 2019. Both products, which have in-built Wi-Fi speakers that are compatible with Sonos‘ wireless sound system, are designed to blend effortlessly into the home. One […]

Jorge Penadés creates extruded aluminium vases from reclaimed products

Madrid designer Jorge Penadés has repurposed extruded aluminium parts from old lamps and shelves to create a series of multicoloured vases for furniture brand BD Barcelona Design. Called Pisces, the limited-edition collection consists of six fluted vases with geometric structures and exposed joints. Presented next week at Salone del Mobile, which takes place during Milan design week, the […]

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